In early August Mitchell 1, a Snap-on Company, updated their on-line programs,, and®, to add diagnostic and repair information for 2011 model vehicles.  Throughout the year, Mitchell 1 keeps programs current with running changes and annually adds details for the latest model year vehicles for which information is available.  Since the last annual update, 2700 new color photos that provide a real-world view of many vehicle components and assemblies have been added.

As commercial vehicles become more complex, technicians are required to continually update their knowledge to allow them to quickly and correctly diagnose and repair ever more sophisticated equipment.  Subscribers to Mitchell 1 programs automatically receive new information as it becomes available so they can be sure they have the most current maintenance data to reference.  Technicians can quickly find what they are looking for regardless of brand or model of truck and engine they are servicing because Mitchell 1 programs have all-makes repair information in one place.  Many vocational schools utilize the Mitchell 1 programs to train the technicians of the future.

About Mitchell 1 Programs

Mitchell 1 programs maximize shop productivity because technicians become familiar with a single format that gives them all the vital diagnostic and repair information they are likely to need to complete a service order correctly.  The programs are continually updated and include thousands of detailed color wiring diagrams to help solve complex electrical problems as well as full-color photos that provide a real-world view of many vehicle components and assemblies.  Unique to Mitchell 1 products, CircuitSelect™ allows the user to easily trace, highlight, isolate and hide individual wiring circuits using different colored highlights.

Mitchell 1’s, and® together have all the information required to diagnose and repair all makes of Class 4 -8 vehicles. For more information call 888-724-6742 or locate an independent service representative at

About the Author

Jill Schafer

Jill Schafer is the Marketing Communication Manager at Mitchell 1 and has over 20 years of marketing experience with high-technology organizations, including over 10 years in the automotive information industry.